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The Zenith of French Glory;–The Pinnacle of Liberty

Artist:
James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)
Publisher:
Hannah Humphrey (London)
Date:
February 12, 1793
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 9 15/16 in. (35.6 x 25.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip van Ingen, 1942
Accession Number:
42.121(25)
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "J-s G-y des-n et fec-t–pro bono publico–"

Inscription: in plate: "Pub-d Feb-y 12th 1792 by H. Humphrey No 18 Old Bond Street"
Powersby, "First Life Guards, 1861" (British); Mary Boydell; Donor: Dr. Philip van Ingen (American, 1875–1953)
British Museum Satires VII.8300; Grego, Gillray, p. 164 (copy titled "View in Perspective"); not in Wright & Evans; reprint G.W.G. (1830) I.27; Godfrey, Gillray 60
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